BofA Refused To Accommodate Deaf Worker, EEOC Says

Law360, Los Angeles (September 25, 2013, 6:26 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has slapped Bank of America Corp. with a discrimination lawsuit on behalf of a deaf former employee who says she was fired as a result of the bank's refusal to accommodate her disability. 

The commission filed the complaint Tuesday on behalf of Melchora Lee, who worked in cash services at a Bank of America branch in Las Vegas from 1998 to 2010. Lee was fired after her job performance gradually declined because of the bank's refusal to hire an American...
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Case Information

Case Title

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Bank of America Corporation

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Gloria M. Navarro

Date Filed

September 25, 2013


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